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private school at Wandsworth in 1756 ; ' sent up
for good ' for verses included in Musae Etonenses
(ed. 1795) under title ayye\o fellow-commoner

7 Mar. 1762; fellow 14 July 1764; LL.B. 1764;

admitted student of Lincoln's Inn 11 June 1756;

M.P. for Aldborough 1784-96; assumed the name

of Knight; of Langold, co. York; d. unm. 20 Oct.

1804; subscribed to Musae Etonenses in 1795.

{Gent. Mag. 1804, p. 1074 a; Burke, Z.G., ed.

1846; Trin. Hall Adm)
GALWAY I jSs-92 (Tonge, Heath).

GAMBIER 1782-84.

Perhaps the father of Edward John Gambler who
was at Eton in 1808.

GANDY 1788-95 {Manby, Hinde).

Samuel Whitlocke, e.s. Rev. John G., vicar of St.
Andrew, Plymouth, and of Margaret G. ; bap.
12 Jan. 1776 at St. Andrew's, Plymouth ; K.S.
1788 ; admitted scholar at King's College, Cam-
bridge, 28 July 1795; B.A. 1800; M.A. 1803;
fellow 1798-1817 ; assistant at Eton 1800-3 ;
minister of East Stonehouse, and St. Budeaux,
near Plymouth ; vicar of Kingston-on-Thames
cum Richmond 1 816-51 ; d. 25 Dec. 1851.
{E.C. Bap. Cert. ; Gent. Mag. 1852, i. 207 b)

GARDINER 1759-62.

Luke, entered 17 Oct. 1759 (Gregory), fee i'^-'^-o ;
8. Rt. Hon. Charles G., of Dublin, by Florinda, dau.
Robert Norman, of Lagore, co. Meath ; b. 7 Feb.
1745 ; admitted fellow-commoner at St. John's
College, Cambridge, 7 June 1762 ; M.P. for Dubhn
County 1773-89; P.C. [I.] 1780; created 19 Sep.
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GARDINER 1789 Baron Mountjoy [L], and 30 Sep. 1795 Vis-
ion/, count Mountjoy [I.] ; 7n. (i) 3 July 1773 Elizabeth,
e. dau. Sir William Montgomery, 1st bart., of
Magbiehill, co. Peebles : she d. 7 Nov. 1783 ; (2)
20 Oct. 1793 Margaret, e. dau. Hector Wallis, of
Spring Mount, Queen's Co. ; d. 5 June 1798,
being killed while leading his regiment against
the insurgents at New Ross, in Ireland. (G.E.C.,
Complete Peerage ; St. John's Coll., Camb., Adni)

GARFORTH 1763-69 ma. (private tutor, Jepson).

Charles Willoughby, entered 10 Sep. 1763 {Key), fee
^3-3-0; e.s. Rev. Edmund G., of Askham, co. York.

GARFORTH 1763-71 7ni. (private tutor, Jepson).

Edmund Willoughby, entered 10 Sep. 1763 {Key),
fee 3^3-3-0 ; 2nd s. Rev. Edmund G., of Askham,
CO. York; b. about 1754; matric. at Oxford,
from University College, 22 June 1771, aged 17 ;
B.A. 1775 ; admitted student of Lincoln's Inn
28 May 1773. An Edmund Garforth, of White-
well, Malton, d. 181 3. (Foster, Alumni Oxon. ;
Lincoln's Inn Rec. ; Gent. Mag. 181 3, i. 396 a)

GARFORTH 1768 min.

William, s. Rev. Edmund G., of Askham, co. York ;
b. about 1752 ; admitted fellow-commoner at
Trinity College, Cambridge, 30 Nov. 1770; did
not matriculate or graduate ; capt. 21st fusiliers ;
m. 12) Apr. 1778 a dau. John Dalton, of Sleningford,
CO. York; high sheriff for co. York 181 5 ; of
Wiganthorpe Hall ; d. 6 Apr. 1828 at Wiganthorpe,
CO. York, aged 77. {Trin. Coll., Camb., Adm. ;
Gent. Mag. 1828, i. 381 b-, Burke, L.G., ed. 1871.)

GARLAND 1789-93.

Nathanael, e.s. Lewis Peake G., of Michaelstowe
Hall, CO. Essex, by Indiana, only dau. Major
General Sherington Talbot; b. 31 Dec. 1774;
matric. at Oxford, from Christ Church, 15 Nov.
1793 ; m. 3 March 18 14 Anna, sister and heir of
Arthur Wilham Cope, of DrummiUy, co. Armagh ;
high sheriff of Essex 1824; d. 3 June 1845.
(Foster, Alumni Oxon. ; Burke, L.G.)

GARNIER 1753-58 {Gregory).

George Charles, o.s. George G., of Rookesbury,
CO. Southampton, apothecary-general to the army,
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GARNI ER by Frances, dau. John Soper, of Preston Candover
cont. in that county; b. 19 Oct. 1739; admitted fellow-
commoner at Trinity College, Cambridge, 3 July
1758 ; apothecary-general to the army 1763 ;
m. 20 May 1766 Margaret, 4th dau. Sir John
Miller, 4th bart. ; d. 18 19. (Trm. Coll., Camb.,
Adm. ; Burke, Z.G., ed. 1871 ; A. E. Gamier,
Gar7iiers of Hampshire.)

GARRICK 1760-71 ma.

Carrington, entered 29 May 1760 (Sturges), fee
j^2-2-o ; s. George G. (brother of David), treasurer
of Drury Lane Theatre, by his ist wife Elizabeth,
dau. Nathan Carrington, a king's messenger ;
b. about 1753 ; the father is said to have sent his
two sons very improvidently to Eton, at a cost
of £170 a year ; admitted pensioner at St.
John's College, Cambridge, 19 Mar 1772 ; B.A.
1776; M.A. 1780; vicar of Hendon, 1777-87,
the living having been purchased for him by his
uncle David ; m. Eliza, dau. John Battiscombe,
of Half Moon St., Piccadilly, 7 Feb. 1780; d. at
Hendon 13 May 1787, ' a martyr to a too free use of
the bottle.' (P. Fitzgerald, Life of D. Garrick ; St.
'John^s Coll., Camb., Adm.; Gent. Mag. 1777, p. 48^ ;
1780, p. 102^ ; 1787, p. 546; Angelo, Reminiscences)

GARRICK 1787-92 (tutor, Foster).

Probably George, s. George G. {see previous entry),
by his 2nd wife Elizabeth Tetley ; b. June 1775 ;
admitted student of Lincoln's Inn 20 April

1792; m. Sarah Jane , of the Theatre Royal,

Haymarket ; d. abt. Sep. 1819. (Fitzgerald, Life of
D. Garrick; Lincoln^ s Inn Rec; Gent. Mag. 1819,
ii. 380 a ; 1822, i. 190 b)

GARRICK 1762-71 mi.

Nathan, entered 29 June 1762 (Sturges), fee
^2-2-0 ; 2nd s. George G. (see above) ; m. Martha,
dau. Sir Egerton Leigh, ist bart., 2 Nov. 1780,
when he is described as ' Captain ' Garrick ; d.
June 1788. (Fitzgerald, Life of D. Garrick; The
World, 28 June 1788; Gent. Mag. 1780, p. 542 a)

GASCOYNE 1765-72 {Gregory).

Crisp Chandler, entered 16 Sep. 1765 {Key),
fee 3^1-1-0; cornet 3rd dragoons 17 May 1773;
lieut. 79th foot 19 Jan. 1778 ; d. about the
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GASCOYNE beginning of 1781. Probably a relative of Sir Crisp
cont. G., lord mayor of London in 1752. {Army Lists)

GEE 1769-70.

GEORGES 1776-78.

GERVAIS 1789-90.

Francis, s. Peter G., collector of revenue, co.
Armagh ; admitted pensioner at Trinity College,
Dublin, 2 Oct. 1790; B.A. 1795 ; M.A. 1800; took
holy orders ; of Cecil, co. Tyrone \ m. \6 Mar. 1807
Katherine Jane, dau. Michael Tisda 1, of Charles-
fort, CO. Meath; d. 6 Oct. 1849. (Burke, L.G.;
T.C.D. Adm.; Papendiek, Journals, i. 325.)

GIBBONS 1762-71 mi.

John, entered 30 Oct. 1762 {M. Toung), fee
2^_3_o ; 2nd s. Sir John G., 2nd bart., of Stan-
well Place, CO. Middlesex, by Martha, dau. Rev.
Scawen Kenrick, D.D., rector of St. Martin-in-the-
Fields ; b. about 1754; matric. at Oxford, from
Merton College, 14 May 1771 ; B.A. 1775 ; rector of
CoUington, Thornbury, co. Hereford, 1790-1843 ; of
Brasted, co. Kent, 1805-43 ; m. (i) Rebecca Ashley ;
(2) Margaret, dau. Rev. John Knowsley, of Burton
Fleming, co. York, and widow of Rev. WiUiam
Peters, of Brasted Park, co. Kent ; d. i May 1843.
(Burke, P. and B. ; Foster, Alumni Oxon.)

GIBBONS 1785-94 {Harding, Goodalt).

John, s. Rev. John G., of Windsor, and Anna G. ;
b. 8 Sep., bap. 8 Oct. 1777 at St. Gregory's, London ;
K.S. 1792 ; d. 23 Aug. 1794. {E.G. Bap. Cert. ;
Gent. Mag. 1794, p. 864 ^.)

GIBBONS 1762-63 and ? 1768-73.

Scawen Kenrick, entered 30 Oct. 1762 {M. Toung),
fee ;£3-3-o ; 3rd s. Sir John G., 2nd bart. {see
previous entry) ; b. 1% Aug. 1755 ; matric. at
Oxford, from Merton College, 14 May 1771 ; w. in

1783 Christian, dau. Skeete, of Barbados; d.

1 801. (Burke, P. and B. ; Foster, Alumni Oxon)

GIBBONS 1759-65 ma.

WilHam, entered 16 June 1759 {M. Toung), fee
I2-2-0 ; e.s. Sir John G., 2nd bart. {see above) ;
h. 5 May, bap. 15 May 1749 at St. Margaret's, West-
minster ; matric. at Oxford, from Merton College
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GIBBONS

cont.



GIBBONS



GIBBONS



GIBBONS
GIBBS



GIBBS



25 Apr. 1766; B.A. 1769; D.C.L. 1773 ; succeeded
as 3rd baronet 9 July 1776 ; a commissioner of the
sick and hurt office 1789-1806; m. 3 Sep. 1771
Rebecca, e. dau. vice-admiral Charles Watson ;
d. 26 Nov. 1 8 14. (G.E.C., Complete Baronetage^

Probably Robert, 4th s. Sir John Gibbons, 2nd
bart. {see above) ; member of the council of the
island of Barbados ; m. Margaret, dau. P. Crooken-
den, of Barbados, and d. 1805. (Burke, P. and B.)
1777.

Probably Edward, 5th s. Sir John Gibbons, 2nd
bart. {see above) ; w. 13 Feb. 1792 Anne, dau.
Elliot Salter, R.N. {q.v.); d. 6 Apr. 1857 at
Twickenham, co. Norfolk, aged 94. (Burke, P. and
B.; Gent. Mag. 1792, p. 278 a; 1857, i. 629 b.)

1777-7S.

1753-56.

Edward, s. Edward G., of Shottery in Stratford,
CO. Warwdck, and Agnes G. ; bap. 4 Mar. 1740
at St. Mary's, Warwick ; K.S. 1753 ; matric.
at Oxford, from Magdalen Hall, 14 Mar. 1758.
An Edward Gibbs, of Stratford-upon-Avon, d.
about the beginning of 1788. (E.G. Bap. Cert.;
European Mag. 1788, i. 144 b.)

1764-70 (Nay lor).

Vicary, entered 17 Mar. 1764, fee ^2-2-0; 2nd s.
George Abraham G., of the Close, Exeter, surgeon,
by Ann, dau. Anthony Vicary, of Exeter ; b. 27 Oct.,
Z'.a^. 12 Nov. 1 75 1 at Exeter ; K.S. 1764; admitted
scholar at King's College, Cambridge, 4 May 1771
B.A. 1775 ; M.A. 1778 ; fellow of King's 1774-84
admitted student of Lincoln's Inn 24 Aug. 1769
recorder of Bristol 1794-1817; sohcitor-general
1805-6; attorney-general 1807-12; M.P. for Totnes
1804-7, for Great Bedwin 1807 ; for Cambridge
university 1 807-1 2 ; appointed a puisne judge 1 8 1 2 ;
lord chief baron of the exchequer 181 3 ; chief
justice of the common pleas 18 14-18 ; m. June
1784 Frances Cerjat, dau. Major William Mackenzie ;
d. 8 Feb. 1820 in Russell Square; portrait by
W. Owen in Eton College hall. (Diet. Nat. Biog. ;
The World, 12 June 1787; Cust, Eton Portraits.)
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GIBSON 1761-73.

George, entered 2 Sep. 1761 {Harris), fee ^^3-3-0;
perhaps s. George G., who was son of Edmund G.,
bishop of London; b. 14 Aug. 1755; admitted
pensioner at Clare Hall, Cambridge, 16 Oct. 1773 ;
fellow-commoner 1 1 Oct. 1777; B.A. 1779; d.
7 Nov. 1782. The George Gibson, who subscribed
to Musae Etonenses (ed. 1755), may have been his
father. {Clare Coll. Aim.; Gent. Mag. 1782, p. 551^.)

GIDEON, SIR SAMPSON 1761-63.

Sampson, entered 25 Apr. 1 761 {Key), fee ^^5-5-0 ;
o.s. Sampson G., of Stepney, a Portuguese Jew
and capitaHst, by Jane, dau. Charles Erwell; h.
10 Oct. 1745; brought up in the christian faith;
educated at Tonbridge before going to Eton,
and while at the former school, created a
baronet 21 May 1759, on account of his father's
services to theGovernment — his father being passed
over owing to his religion ; admitted student of
Lincoln's Inn 4 Mar. 1762 ; M.P. for co. Cambridge
1770-80, for Midhurst 1780-84, for Coventry 1784-
96, for WalHngford 1 796-1 802 ; m. 6 Dec. 1766
Maria, dau. Sir John Eardley Wilmot ; assumed
surname of Eardley July 1789 ; F.S.A. ; created
Bafon Eardley [I.] 24 Sep. 1789 ; d. s.p.m.s. 25 Dec.
1824 at Brighton. {Diet. Nat. Biog. ; G.E.C.,
Complete Baronetage ; Gent. Mag. 1825, i. 180.)

GIFFORD 1783-84.

James, s. William and Elizabeth G. ; bap. 28 Jan.
1770 at All Saints', Cambridge; K.S. 1783. A
James Gifford (or Giffard) was admitted pensioner
at Trinity College, Cambridge, i Nov. 1786 (no
school given) ; B.A. 1791 ; M.A. 1794. {E.G.
Bap. Cert. ; Trin. Coll., Camb., Adm)

GILPIN 1768-69.

Perhaps Richard, o.s. Thomas G., junior, of Serle
St., Lincoln's Inn ; b. in London ; admitted
fellow-commoner at Clare Hall, Cambridge, 2 June
1770 ; admitted student of Lincoln's Inn 6 Feb.
1768. {Clare Coll. Adm.; Lincoln's Inn Rec)

GIRAUD i77



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